Learning to Play the Piano? 10 Easy Songs to Learn for Beginner Piano Lessons

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Bay Area Piano Lessons – Songs to Start Off Learning

If you or someone you know is taking Bay Area piano lessons and is in the beginning phase of their education about the piano, there are quite a few excellent songs you can practice. These will be enjoyable to play, and provide great learning opportunities as well. If you aren’t quite ready to buy a piano, you can find what you need in some of the Bay Area piano rentals shops, where there will be some fine pianos in the East Bay to check out. Here are some of the favorite beginner songs you can practice your piano-playing on. Continue reading

Bay Area Piano Lessons Help Kids Grow & Succeed

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Bay Area Piano Store Shares Benefits of Learning to Play the Piano

People of all ages can benefit from piano lessons at a local Bay Area piano store. In fact, many parents and teachers have found that teaching a child how to play the piano is just as valuable as enrolling them in a sport or some other after-school activity. Here are just some of the ways that piano lessons can help a child – or an adult – grow and become successful. Continue reading

Bay Area Piano Lessons and Supporting Your Child’s Piano Practice

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Though your child learns a lot in his or her Bay Area piano lessons, practicing at home is necessary to ensure that your child will improve and continue to build on the skills learned during lessons. As a parent, you may be wondering what you can do to support your child’s practice at home so that they’re ready for the next lesson. Continue reading

The Benefits of Music Education In Early Childhood

Piano, piano lessons, music educationMusic and singing play an integral part of our culture. You will find that music is present in many aspects of our lives: movies, television, celebrations, holidays, worship, military ceremonies, and government. At home, music can become an important part of our culture- a natural part of our daily experience. Right from birth, parents use music as a way of soothing the child and showing them love and care. Parents can continue to build on these natural instincts by learning how music can positively impact a child’s development. Studies have shown that music and music training provide a wealth of benefits to children. Read on to find some of the benefits of music in early childhood. Continue reading

First National Music Survey Reveals Surprising Results

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Benefits of teaching and learning music from childhood to adulthood

Yamaha’s flagship music store located in Wardour Street, Soho London, recently conducted a survey that involved more than 1,000 adults from all over the UK in a bid to discover their views regarding learning to play a particular music instrument. Findings showed that 60% of the adults wanted to start learning at the beginning of the New Year, but in the case of children, the future seemed a bit bleak. Continue reading

Classical Music Brings Joy to Your Life

The Amazing Benefits of Classical Music

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As Tom Althouse once mused, “We are the conductors of the beauty of the orchestra of our inner lives. Keep a Händel on it and don’t hold Bach!” Whether you take piano lessons or simply listen and enjoy the immersive and transporting experience, classical music offers a number of practical benefits. Here are three of the most notable: Continue reading

Steps to Take BEFORE Your Child Begins Piano Lessons

Follow These Tips Before You Sign Your Child Up For Lessons

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Based on his love for the Mozart playlist he constantly requests you to play during mealtimes or her amazing natural love of percussion and rhythmic creativity, you believe your child may be ready to become a pianist. But you aren’t sure where to begin. Here are some steps to take before his or her first lesson.

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Why Piano Theory Is Important for All Musicians

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Bay Area Piano LessonsUnderstanding music theory, especially piano theory, is important for any musician. For instance, a firm grasp on theory can help improve composition or improvisation skills. No matter what you choose for your main instrument – oboe, drums, viola, etc. – you can accumulate significant benefits from learning the fundamentals of applied piano music theory. Here are a few reasons why non-piano players should gain familiarity with this body of knowledge: Continue reading